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Graves Scores as GOP Wins Annual Congressional Baseball Game

June 27th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, is wearing a Kansas City jersey during the Congressional Baseball game Monday at RFK Stadium. He is standing with Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., and Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., during introductions before the game.

By Chris Etheridge
Chris Etheridge/Medill News ServiceWASHINGTON – For one night, America’s red states and blue states were divided right down the middle of RFK Stadium – Democrats on the third base side, Republicans behind first.

Coming right from Capitol Hill after a vote, GOP lawmakers won for the seventh straight time, defeating the Democrats 5-2 in the 46th annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball game Monday. The game raised money for two Washington-area charities.

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, entered the game in the fifth inning as a pinch runner but was not on the bases very long — scoring all the way from first on a wild throw by the Democrats’ pitcher, Rep. Joe Baca of California. Read more…

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